TABLE 2

Means ± SDs and percentiles of daily dietary protein intake in the AHS-2 calibration substudy1

Percentile of in take, gDifference between 95th and 5th percentiles, g
Dietary protein intake,2 g5th50th95th
Total protein56.68 ± 11.4941.5952.6569.3835.76
Animal protein21.17 ± 16.033.3917.7644.2449.78
Plant protein35.51 ± 11.1421.6934.6850.6735.04
AP intake ratio0.83 ± 0.940.0560.522.012.49
  • 1 n = 548. AHS-2, Adventist Health Study 2; AP, animal-to-plant protein.

  • 2 Values are means ± SDs.